The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast (animation)

It’s a triple threat of names that begin with “T” as Tom and Tony are joined by Tim Hodge to reminisce about their time on “Mulan”! Tim worked in story on the film, so hear how ideas were formed, storyboards were created, and what ended up in the film, or on the cutting room floor! It’s a behind the scenes look to celebrate the 20th anniversary of “Mulan”!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books at & SketchWallet.com

Direct download: Mulan_Anniversary_Episode_with_Tim_Hodge_Regular_Edition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 9:56pm CDT

In this episode of the Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast, Tom and Tony take some time to answer their most frequently asked questions. They tackle subjects that include networking, portfolios, charging for your work, and a lot more!   Also, hear about a special project Tony is working on to celebrate the 20th anniversary of “Mulan”!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books at https://stuartngbooks.com/ & SketchWallet at
https://www.sketchwallet.com/

Direct download: Hash_It_Out_-_QA_With_Tom_and_Tony.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 10:25pm CDT

In this episode Tom and Tony welcome Natalie Nourigat! Hear her inspiring story of commitment and drive to be the best artist she could be and finally landing her dream job working on story for Disney! And, one more thing! Natalie is offering an exclusive gift to the listeners of this podcast – a FREE copy of her comic “I Moved to Los Angeles to Work in Animation”. Go to her website at natalienourigat.com and use the coupon code ‘Bancroft’ at check out! Offer expires one week after we post the podcast.

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet

Direct download: The_Natalie_Nourigat_Interview_Regular_Edition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 10:04pm CDT

You’ve heard these words before: overcoming adversity, perseverance, hard work. Hear how Aaron Hartline conquered all of this to land his dream job at Pixar! From artist, to animator, to author, Tom and Tony dive into Aaron’s story and discuss his new book “Box Meets Circle”!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet

Direct download: EDITED_The_Aaron_Hartline_Interview_Regular_Edition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:33pm CDT

In this episode of the Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast, the twins step back in time a little bit as this episode was recorded at CTN Animation Expo 2017. Join Tom (minus Tony) as he hosts a panel at CTN with Jake Parker, Pernille Ørum, and Elena and Olivia Ceballos. They discuss social media, what to post, how much to post, and a lot more!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet

Direct download: Branding_Your_Art_Panel_at_CTN_2017.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 7:59pm CDT

Think you can’t have a mentor because you don’t know anyone near you? Think you can’t get your project done because you don’t have the relationships? Well, think again! Tom and Tony welcome Bobby Beck to the podcast to talk about virtual mentoring and virtual studios! Bobby uses technology to bring people together – sometimes resulting in a love connection! Learn all about that, and more, in this episode!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet

Direct download: Virtual_Studios_with_Bobby_Beck.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 9:40pm CDT

In this episode, Tom and Tony spend time with Bobby Pontillas! Hear how Booby came out of school wanting to be a hand drawn animator during the time CG was taking over! But, he overcame that and has become a CG animator on some the biggest hits of the last few years. Also, learn the art of interviewing the interviewers as Bobby takes over the podcast!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet

 

 

Direct download: The_Bobby_Pontillas_Interview_Regular_Edition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 7:44am CDT

Just in time for the Academy Awards, Tom and Tony Bancroft talk with Nora Twomey from Cartoon Saloon in Ireland! Nora is the co-director of "The Secret of the Kells" and director of the Oscar-nominated animated movie "The Breadwinner"! Join them as they discuss the movie and the other amazing work this studio is doing!

Direct download: TheNoraTwomeyInterviewRegularEdition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:06am CDT

Join Tony (without Tom) as he talks with Nick Park of Aardman Studios about their new film "Early Man", followed by a two-fer with Animation Directors Merlin Crossingham and Will Becher! They talk history, techniques, and Wallace and Gromit, of course! All that, and more, on this bonus episode!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet

 

Direct download: Nick_Park_on_Early_Man.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 6:52pm CDT

Meet the woman behind "The Animated Life" on Instagram, Amanda MacFarlane! See how she started drawing without any formal training, and just a book of Norman Rockwell paintings, to go on and amass 200,000 followers on Instagram and a professional portfolio - all while being a stay-at-home mom of 3! This is one amazing story!

Direct download: The_Amanda_MacFarlane_Interview_Regular_Edition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 10:22pm CDT